Clinical decision support system

The Ascom clinical decision support system (CDSS) solution is a rule-based engine that gives clinicians the up-to-date data they need in order to make early interventions or take other actions. Once a patient’s vitals exceed pre-set values, the CDSS alerts assigned clinicians of possible patient deterioration. Clinicians can then forward the alert to colleagues and initiate and manage emergency responses. The CDSS also supports various rule-based scoring, such as NEWS2.

Ascom Healthcare Platform highlights


Vendor-neutral, interoperable with existing and planned medical devices and communication systems.

Empower clinicians

Clinicians get context-rich, near-real-time data that is needed to make better care decisions.

Patient outcomes

Fast, targeted and informed responses by the right people at the right time can have a significant positive impact on patient satisfaction and recovery. 

Quieter workplaces

Filtered alerting and messaging helps improve productivity and staff morale. Calmer environments can also enhance staff satisfaction.


Our solutions adapt to meet changing needs. They are scalable from an on-site system for a single department/ward, through to a multi-site hospital.

Solution support

From initial planning with Ascom Clinical Consultants through to installation, solution lifecycle support and training.

Crucially, the technology development work was done by clinicians instead of to clinicians. It meant we had genuine engagement with nurses and other stakeholders as we carefully planned the hospital from the start – taking in the views of estates, IT, domestic staff, porters, admin, allied health and medical staff
Natalie Forrest
Former Chief Executive Office and Chief Nursing Officer, Chase Farm Hospital
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